Easter Bunny Set to Visit NYPA's
March 5, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORTH BLENHEIM—The Easter Bunny will make his
annual visit to the admission-free visitors center at the New York
Power Authority’s (NYPA) Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power
Project from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 16.
The bunny will pose for free photos with children;
parents may bring their cameras.
The event will also feature balloon artist “Mr.
Twisty,” who will demonstrate how to make various animals, hats and
other configurations out of balloons from noon to 1 p.m. In
addition, there will be a raffle for several baskets filled with
The visitors center, featuring interactive exhibits
and displays on such topics as basics of electricity, uses of
electricity and operation of the Blenheim-Gilboa project, will be
open as usual from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The center is located on Route
30, 17 miles south of Middleburgh and five miles north of Grand
■ NYPA uses no tax money or
state credit. It finances its operations through the sale of
bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of
electricity. ■ NYPA is a leader in promoting
energy-efficiency, new energy technologies and electric
transportation initiatives. ■ It is the
nation’s largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating
facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400
circuit-miles of transmission lines.
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